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  • [Raymond Hettinger] AFAIK there's nothing worthy of being called "a plan" for any future release(s). Me too. I can't give non-trivial time to closing bugs or patches in the foreseeable future, but ...
    Tim PetersTim Peters
    Aug 17, 2003 at 2:58 pm
    Aug 28, 2003 at 3:14 pm
  • So, in an attempt to garner comments (now that we have 2.3 off the chopping block) I'm reposting my PEP proposal (with minor updates). Comments would be appreciated, of course (nudges Barry slightly ...
    Christian ReisChristian Reis
    Aug 13, 2003 at 10:21 pm
    Sep 16, 2003 at 6:04 pm
  • There has been a discussion on comp.lang.python about a cross-platform py2exe-like tool: <http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&safe=off&threadm=ptji8wgr.fsf%40python.net The basic idea ...
    Thomas HellerThomas Heller
    Aug 8, 2003 at 1:20 pm
    Aug 30, 2003 at 8:18 pm
  • On Win64, a number of tests fail as they expect that a Python integer can represent a platform pointer. For example, test_array expects that buffer_info returns an integer. Likewise, test_descr ...
    Martin v. LöwisMartin v. Löwis
    Aug 5, 2003 at 3:38 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 8:37 am
  • Prompted by finding my own refcounting leaks in test_descr, I'm now looking to spread the misery :-) I've hacked regrtest (hacks attached) to do some very crude monitoring of sys.gettotalrefcount(). ...
    Michael HudsonMichael Hudson
    Aug 14, 2003 at 12:37 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 1:16 pm
  • Is there an SF bug for this? Should I add it to bugs.html? ----- Forwarded message from deelan <ggg@zzz.it ----- ----- End forwarded message ----- -- Aahz (aahz@pythoncraft.com) <* ...
    Aug 6, 2003 at 12:04 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 9:44 am
  • I have a question for those of you who have embedded Python into a large application concerning how you handle the module search path and related functions. Currently the module search path (and the ...
    Tom EmersonTom Emerson
    Aug 15, 2003 at 12:42 pm
    Aug 25, 2003 at 12:24 pm
  • I've been working on a set of Python tools that use readline, but want to keep history separate between different interaction modes. Unfortunately, this really needs to be able to access readline's ...
    Phillip J. EbyPhillip J. Eby
    Aug 27, 2003 at 4:44 pm
    Sep 5, 2003 at 4:02 am
  • Excellent work on pirate; you've already advanced the translation much further than I did. I don't believe there's much chance for PMC implementation beyond writing a new PythonString/Int/whatever ...
    A.M. KuchlingA.M. Kuchling
    Aug 4, 2003 at 10:23 am
    Aug 5, 2003 at 11:33 am
  • this is something we discussed with Guido, and also Moshe Zadka at Europython. Guido thought it seems reasonable enough, if the details can be nailed. I have written it down so the idea doesn't get ...
    Samuele PedroniSamuele Pedroni
    Aug 26, 2003 at 9:35 am
    Sep 16, 2003 at 6:50 am
  • I was watching file modification times on my Windows box (strange hobby, I know :-), and I noticed that after a fresh install of Python, the .pyc files seem to be written when the first code that ...
    Guido van RossumGuido van Rossum
    Aug 26, 2003 at 6:00 pm
    Sep 16, 2003 at 2:47 pm
  • Many of you are aware that using http://www.python.org/sf/##### will take you directly to the SourceForge item of #####, regardless of whether it's a patch or a bug. I've updated the underlying CGI ...
    Aug 7, 2003 at 10:42 am
    Aug 16, 2003 at 12:08 pm
  • Without meaning to criticize, is there any particular reason why the python shared library isn't enabled by default? -- Gustavo Jo?o Alves Marques Carneiro <gjc@inescporto.pt ...
    Gustavo J. A. M. CarneiroGustavo J. A. M. Carneiro
    Aug 5, 2003 at 1:05 pm
    Aug 6, 2003 at 8:46 am
  • A bug was reported against the csv module, claiming (rightly so) that the csv module was not properly parsing files which use Mac line endings. I tracked the problem down to an apparent defiency in ...
    Skip MontanaroSkip Montanaro
    Aug 17, 2003 at 11:22 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 11:46 pm
  • Over in the spambayes project, we get reports of database corruption from people using Sleepycat bsddb. The most recent comment on a bug report is revealing: ...
    Tim PetersTim Peters
    Aug 18, 2003 at 11:57 am
    Aug 30, 2003 at 9:07 pm
  • In PEP 310 Reliable Acquisition/Release Pairs: http://www.python.org/peps/pep-0310.html """ Open Issues Should existing classes (for example, file-like objects and locks) gain appropriate __enter__ ...
    Samuele PedroniSamuele Pedroni
    Aug 25, 2003 at 8:37 pm
    Aug 26, 2003 at 2:37 pm
  • I would like to get some feedback on some thoughts that I've been having about cooperative multitasking using generators. After some attempts to change that 'flow' module [1] into a C module, I got ...
    Clark C. EvansClark C. Evans
    Aug 18, 2003 at 1:25 am
    Aug 21, 2003 at 7:35 pm
  • [pyton-dev'ers, read the last paragraph and weep <wink ] I created a "Outlook Addin" package on the spambayes file release page, and added Mark's 0.7 installer to it: ...
    Tim PetersTim Peters
    Aug 11, 2003 at 12:23 am
    Aug 12, 2003 at 10:09 pm
  • Dear friends. During a conversation with good friends and newly acquired Pythonista, we were discussing Python, what it is in essence, and what it is giving to us. The people were Dinu Gherman, ...
    Christian TismerChristian Tismer
    Aug 8, 2003 at 10:59 pm
    Aug 11, 2003 at 12:47 pm
  • This is deeply weird. Watch: [mwh@pc150 build-debug]$ ./python.exe Python 2.4a0 (#25, Aug 8 2003, 14:17:07) [GCC 3.1 20020420 (prerelease)] on darwin Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" ...
    Michael HudsonMichael Hudson
    Aug 8, 2003 at 10:08 am
    Aug 11, 2003 at 8:41 am
  • Hi, This issue first surfaced on the MacOS SIG list, but seems to be a more cross-platform issue. The Python distribution, and distutils, knows of two types of packages/modules: those in the core ...
    Ronald OussorenRonald Oussoren
    Aug 6, 2003 at 2:09 pm
    Aug 8, 2003 at 9:58 am
  • Jack turned over the release23-branch branch to me so I was able to create the Python 2.3 maintenance branch. Here's what I did: - checked out release23-fork - cvs tag -b release23-maint - cvs up ...
    Barry WarsawBarry Warsaw
    Aug 4, 2003 at 6:59 pm
    Aug 5, 2003 at 8:45 am
  • Bug/Patch Summary ----------------- 428 open / 3965 total bugs (+28) 172 open / 2300 total patches (+3) New Bugs -------- Malformed HTML in the FAQ Wizard (2003-07-27) http://python.org/sf/778558 ...
    Skip MontanaroSkip Montanaro
    Aug 3, 2003 at 8:00 am
    Aug 31, 2003 at 8:00 am
  • I'm sorry you don't like the patch, but if there's something that can be fixed, we will fix it :-) Well, glib is known to be quite portable, and we would make sure that it does run on the supported ...
    Christian ReisChristian Reis
    Aug 13, 2003 at 10:36 pm
    Aug 30, 2003 at 8:41 pm
  • Hi, compiling python-2.3 on various platforms I needed the attached patch. the first two patches to Makefile.pre.in and Modules/makesetup are needed if source dir and compile dir are not the same. ...
    Harald KoenigHarald Koenig
    Aug 11, 2003 at 9:58 am
    Aug 30, 2003 at 8:23 pm
  • Hello Alex, how's it going? I'm assuming Johan has talked to you about this issue we're pursuing on python-dev to make Python LC_NUMERIC-safe (if not, the PEP I wrote is attached, and it has details ...
    Christian ReisChristian Reis
    Aug 13, 2003 at 10:14 pm
    Aug 22, 2003 at 3:21 am
  • I've noticed this section in the tutorial: [...], we see that map(None, list1, list2) is a convenient way of turning a pair of lists into a list of pairs. For example: [(0, 0), (1, 1), (2, 4), (3, ...
    Neil SchemenauerNeil Schemenauer
    Aug 14, 2003 at 2:58 pm
    Aug 14, 2003 at 5:17 pm
  • Using __slots__ with a classic class is an error that does not readily reveal itself. For Py2.3.1, I would like to issue a warning, and for Py2.4, I would like to raise an exception upon class ...
    Raymond HettingerRaymond Hettinger
    Aug 9, 2003 at 1:59 am
    Aug 9, 2003 at 12:39 pm
  • Note that this is quite some time ago :-) I've been reading through some messages that have been ticked for rather too long in my python-dev mail folder... Indeed not! Here's mine: import gc class ...
    Michael HudsonMichael Hudson
    Aug 6, 2003 at 8:54 am
    Aug 8, 2003 at 8:42 am
  • While skimming the "What's New" doc for 2.3 I noticed the mention of the platform module. After noticing that there were no docs for it, I checked out the module and noticed that the docstrings are ...
    Brett C.Brett C.
    Aug 4, 2003 at 8:21 pm
    Aug 4, 2003 at 10:53 pm
  • Strings save their hash values to avoid recomputation in subsequent hashings. In contrast, tuples recompute on every call. I've googled around and cannot find the rationale for this. Some ideas are: ...
    Raymond HettingerRaymond Hettinger
    Aug 4, 2003 at 2:55 am
    Aug 4, 2003 at 1:11 pm
  • Forgive me if this idea has been already proposed and shot down. Earlier today I was trying to print some binary data I received over a socket in hexadecimal format so that I could decipher the ...
    Matthew F. BarnesMatthew F. Barnes
    Aug 27, 2003 at 7:09 pm
    Aug 28, 2003 at 9:20 am
  • A mail message that you apparently sent to joan.magruder contains the WORM_SOBIG.F virus in the thank_you.pif file you included. The virus has been quarantined on ucsbuxc.ucsb.edu and the rest of the ...
    Aug 19, 2003 at 11:10 am
    Aug 25, 2003 at 12:59 pm
  • Passing along a fragment from the psycopg list where Federico Di Gregorio (fog@initd.org) wrote: .... because on python 2.3 PyMapping_Check apperently return True for every new-type instance.... Is ...
    Skip MontanaroSkip Montanaro
    Aug 9, 2003 at 1:45 pm
    Aug 18, 2003 at 8:03 am
  • I'm sketching a C module for a client using new style classes. I'd like to use, and return to the user in some cases, Python socket and poll objects. I want to create socket objects for custom ...
    Michel PelletierMichel Pelletier
    Aug 13, 2003 at 10:02 am
    Aug 15, 2003 at 7:12 am
  • Seems to be broken -- at least _socket does not build correctly because of openssl changes. (Arggh... ) Where should this be reported?
    Dennis AllisonDennis Allison
    Aug 13, 2003 at 12:23 pm
    Aug 13, 2003 at 10:28 pm
  • Bug #780807 is a complaint that strptime is now 1,200 times slower than a C library version the user used to have. Now slowdown is going to happen since Python string code can't compete with C string ...
    Brett C.Brett C.
    Aug 5, 2003 at 12:41 pm
    Aug 5, 2003 at 9:05 pm
  • Here is the rough draft of the Summary for the month of July (once again I combined two summaries into a single month-long summary since I couldn't get to the earlier summary soon enough to warrant a ...
    Brett C.Brett C.
    Aug 4, 2003 at 9:00 pm
    Aug 5, 2003 at 5:30 am
  • math.log raises different unrelated exceptions depending on the type of a zero argument: Traceback (most recent call last): File "<pyshell#1 ", line 1, in -toplevel- math.log(0) OverflowError: math ...
    Samuele PedroniSamuele Pedroni
    Aug 4, 2003 at 11:56 am
    Aug 4, 2003 at 1:24 pm
  • I'ver just tried to build the new 2.3 release under RH9. It builds but with some problems.... 228 tests OK. 27 tests skipped: test_aepack test_al test_bsddb185 test_bsddb3 test_bz2 test_cd test_cl ...
    Dennis AllisonDennis Allison
    Aug 3, 2003 at 8:18 pm
    Aug 4, 2003 at 2:12 am
  • An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/attachments/20030829/e5d844fa/attachment.htm
    Aug 29, 2003 at 8:43 pm
    Aug 30, 2003 at 10:40 am
  • The message you emailed to hunnings@vt.edu, dated 08/19/03 12:48:45, contains the W32/Sobig-F virus in the application.pif attachment. The action taken was: deleted the attachment.
    Aug 19, 2003 at 12:48 pm
    Aug 29, 2003 at 11:04 am
  • [Thomas Heller] I don't know. Core Python doesn't use the registry for anything in normal operation, so I'm copying Mark Hammond (who probably set this key way back when for his own inscrutable <wink ...
    Tim PetersTim Peters
    Aug 28, 2003 at 3:24 pm
    Aug 28, 2003 at 11:56 pm
  • In the past 24 hours, gmane.comp.python.devel was flooded with about 20000 py-dev posts from the last 3 years. (Is this the whole archive?) Fortunately, they had the original posting dates so current ...
    Terry ReedyTerry Reedy
    Aug 27, 2003 at 4:59 pm
    Aug 28, 2003 at 7:22 am
  • I posted this message to comp.lang.python last night. Alex Martelli suggested that I post it directly to python-dev. ---------- Matthew Barnes wrote: This seems a good idea, and quite feasible for ...
    Matthew F. BarnesMatthew F. Barnes
    Aug 19, 2003 at 10:10 am
    Aug 19, 2003 at 12:31 pm
  • Annoucing pirate 0.01 alpha! http://pirate.tangentcode.com/ """ Right now, pirate supports a good deal of python. The two biggest things that are still missing are classes (because parrot classes ...
    Michal WallaceMichal Wallace
    Aug 16, 2003 at 9:16 pm
    Aug 19, 2003 at 10:17 am
  • This week I am under a time crunch. I am moving this Tuesday so in order for me to get this out to the rest of the world and up on to the archives I need corrections by Monday night. I am also a ...
    Brett C.Brett C.
    Aug 16, 2003 at 4:57 pm
    Aug 17, 2003 at 1:25 pm
  • I just realized that filter(bool, ...) is the same as filter(None, ...). Anyone object to optimizing the 'bool' case? I think using 'bool' is much clearer than 'None'. Neil Index: ...
    Neil SchemenauerNeil Schemenauer
    Aug 14, 2003 at 12:10 pm
    Aug 14, 2003 at 2:31 pm
  • I'm working on an application (in C++) that conditionally embeds Python. Some of the (C++) classes include PyObject*'s only when embedding Python. In other cases these aren't here. I do not want to ...
    Tom EmersonTom Emerson
    Aug 13, 2003 at 4:02 pm
    Aug 13, 2003 at 4:20 pm
  • I got this error, what should I do? File "os.py", line 43, in ? prepdata(datapath+subcode+'.g1cp',datapath+subcode+'.out'); File "/usr/programs/python/osbatch/generic/func6.py", line 176, in prepdata ...
    Vivian WangVivian Wang
    Aug 13, 2003 at 12:17 pm
    Aug 13, 2003 at 3:41 pm
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